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Hell Before Breakfast

(Available April 29, 2014)
Hell Before Breakfast
Written by Robert H. Patton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377210
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Hell Before Breakfast
America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Written by Robert H. Patton


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $28.95

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . .
 
Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian...

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Assholes

(Available April 22, 2014)
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171359
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhere—at work, at home, on the road, in the public... Read more >
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Cubed

(Available April 22, 2014)
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536578
Our Price: $26.95
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.95

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco, Afterword by David Mamet, Introduction by Patricia Heaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805683
Our Price: $16.00
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The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Afterword by David Mamet
Introduction by Patricia Heaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

William Esper, one of the most celebrated acting teachers of our time, takes us through his step-by-step approach to the central challenge of advanced acting work: creating and playing a character.

Esper’s first book, The Actor’s Art and Craft, earned praise for describing the basics taught in his famous first-year acting class. The Actor’s... Read more >
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Creativity, Inc.
Creativity, Inc.
Written by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993011
Our Price: $28.00
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Creativity, Inc.
Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Written by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business—sure to appeal to readers of Daniel Pink, Tom Peters, and Chip and Dan Heath.

Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees... Read more >
The Embrace of Unreason
The Embrace of Unreason
Written by Frederick Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595157
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The Embrace of Unreason
France, 1914-1940
Written by Frederick Brown


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $28.95

From acclaimed biographer and cultural historian, author of For the Soul of France (“Masterful history” —Henry Kissinger), Zola (“Magnificent” —The New Yorker), and Flaubert (“Impeccable” —James Wood, cover, The New York Times Book Review)—a brilliant reconsideration of the events and the political, social, and religious movements that led to France’s embrace... Read more >
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Sous Chef
Sous Chef
Written by Michael Gibney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804177870
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Sous Chef
24 Hours on the Line
Written by Michael Gibney


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

The back must slave to feed the belly. . . . In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers will find all the details, in rapid-fire succession, of what it... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536479
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $28.95

In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.

Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival, worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan... Read more >
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